Plumeria Plants

Plumeria Roots

Julie Stark added on December 30, 2016 | Answered

How deep and invasive are the roots of the Plumeria tree? I planted one close, about 6 inches from a water pipe and the house. I also planted one on the opposite side of the walkway to balance them. They are about 1/2 - 2 ft. tall and they are just cut branches from another plant. I'm renting and do not want to cause any damage. Any help or direction would Greatly Appreciated. Thank You, Julie

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Answered on January 1, 2017

Plumeria is hardy in zones 9 through 11. If you have planted your Plumeria into the ground, make sure you are in these zones.
If you are in a colder zone you will need to keep a Plumeria in a container, to winter it over in an indoor location.

Plumeria roots are shallow and fibrous, they should not be a problem in the ground.
Here is an article with care information.

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